Wei-Shen joined WatersTechnology in June 2016, becoming the publication’s first full-time Asia-based reporter. Based out of Hong Kong, she writes for both Waters and Inside Data Management magazines, as well as the four subsites of WatersTechnology.com—Sell-Side Technology, Buy-Side Technology, Inside Reference Data and Inside Market Data. Prior to joining WatersTechnology, she was a journalist at Star Media Group in Malaysia. She has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Auckland.
Investment firms have a role to play in incentivizing the green transition, but they must have forward-looking data.
Automated and high-frequency trading in Asia have generally lagged behind US and European markets. But as low-latency data availability increases, that may soon change.
As financial firms turn their attention toward modernizing the back office, how they approach these projects comes under new scrutiny.
This week, Tony and Shen talk about how firms approach cloud migration projects.
Firms aim to provide a front-to-back data flow for asset managers, forming “deeper relationships” with their clients.
Andy Volz, chief operating officer at capital markets fintech firm Clear Street, joins Tony on the podcast to talk about cloud and infrastructure woes in the capital markets.
As part of its cloud migration, the EDM vendor is launching an end-to-end ‘lake house’ service to help firms better manage their data.
Better data visibility across multiple systems could provide a driver for technological change in the world of post-trade.
R3 is among the companies working with the regional bank on a proof-of-concept to bring efficiencies to cross-border securities transactions.
The acquisition of the 10-year-old vendor will give the exchange group high-quality market data, low-latency direct feeds, and packet-capture capabilities, experts say.
James Crosby, founder and CEO of data management firm Fencore, joins the podcast to discuss vendor lock-in and interoperability.
Although some market participants are trying to automate corporate actions internally, full STP is unattainable without end-to-end buy-in from all participants along the event lifecycle.
After experimenting with gate model quantum computers—as used by IBM and Google—CaixaBank gets to work on real-life problems.
The asset management giant is strengthening its investment management and data science initiative to streamline innovation within the firm.
Bill Dague, head of alternative data at Nasdaq, joins the podcast to discuss the forces driving exchanges to the cloud.
$15 billion investment manager Xponance’s web-based platform, Aapryl, helps asset allocators distinguish skillful investment managers from those who are simply lucky.
New conditional order venues could bring more liquidity and sophistication to dark pool trading in the region.
Enrico Bruni, managing director and head of Europe and Asia at Tradeweb, joins the podcast to discuss electronification in the repo space.
When LSEG acquired Refinitiv, it added Eikon, FXall, and AlphaDesk to its portfolio of execution platforms. In February, the exchange also bought Tora, which has a stronghold in Asia, as well as a presence in crypto. While sources say there are clearly…
Asset management firms still struggle to consolidate their data so that it speaks the same language across different business lines. Some new SaaS-based investment management vendors are aiming to solve this.
MayStreet chief policy officer Manisha Kimmel joins the podcast to talk about how national markets system data is charged for.